Nominated for an Arthur Ellis Award
by means of the Crime Writers of Canada
Montreal, 1926. Mick is down on his success till an previous friend bargains him a loaded revolver and a task: driving shotgun in a truck operating booze around the border. Stateside Prohibition has unfolded a marketplace for convinced amusements, vicious or another way. Mick takes the job—and his difficulties begin.
Through his outdated pal Jack, Mick falls deeper into the lifetime of the small-time tricky. From whorehouse to gentlemen’s membership, via again alleys and deluxe motels, jazz joints, opium dens, baseball diamonds, reasonable diners and at any place hassle is to be stumbled on, Mick burns his method in the course of the urban of 2 Solitudes. other folks are on the town for his or her personal purposes. Babe Ruth’s right here; Harry Houdini, too.
The guy Who Killed is a story of political corruption and crime, of sexual jealousy and heartbreak, a portrait of a urban after final name, of smoke-filled saloons and gunfire within the evening. Shot via with darkish humour and weird pathos, this can be a novel of 2 associates who do undesirable issues commonly for funds, occasionally for enjoyable, and the ladies they love.